MAIL ONLINE: British antibody pioneer wins chemistry Nobel Prize

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Release date: 3/10/2018

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Immunologist Professor Dan Davis, from the University of Manchester, said: “This is thrilling. The use of phage display to create new antibodies has been exceptionally important in science and medicine.

“As one example, Humira, developed with this technology, is used by thousands of people for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.

“With this medicine, far fewer people with rheumatoid arthritis are forced to use a wheelchair.”

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TitleBritish antibody pioneer wins chemistry Nobel Prize
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date3/10/18
DescriptionImmunologist Professor Dan Davis, from the University of Manchester, said: “This is thrilling. The use of phage display to create new antibodies has been exceptionally important in science and medicine.

“As one example, Humira, developed with this technology, is used by thousands of people for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.

“With this medicine, far fewer people with rheumatoid arthritis are forced to use a wheelchair.”
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-6235335/British-antibody-pioneer-wins-chemistry-Nobel-Prize.html
PersonsDaniel Davis